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Evo Performance Academy

EVO Performance Academy gives students aged 16-19 the opportunity to train full-time with our highly qualified coaches, whilst at the same time obtaining a qualification of their choice. From our expertise, we have established our successful academy programmes in schools to help guide the potential athletes and coaches of tomorrow with a career in sport and performance.

EVO Performance Academy is for athletes of all abilities – some who are pushing for a career in sport and some who have a passion for sport and who strive to become the best individual they can be.

What will our students experience?

  • Full-time L2/L3 qualifications in Sport & Physical Activity, Sports Coaching, Fitness Instructing, Personal Training and Digital Media
  • Elite performance training in their chosen sport
  • Access to additional coaching qualifications
  • Workshops from industry professionals
  • Introduction to employers from work experience opportunities
  • Potential opportunity to gain paid employment through coaching and fitness instructing sessions
  • Advice and support from our staff, which includes FA qualified coaches, teachers, licensed football intermediaries (agents), consultants, current and ex-professional footballers, personal trainers, sports psychologists, nutritionists and lawyers

Please see details about the courses below...

OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity 

About the course

Specialist pathway - Sports Coaching

  • 2 A-level equivalent holding UCAS points
  • 2 year course
  • 11 units in total (9 internally assessed and 3 exams)

What does this qualification cover? (E= Exam/Externally Assessed, I= Internally Assessed).

Unit 1 - Body systems and the effects of physical activity (E), Unit 2 - Sports coaching and activity leadership (I), Unit 3 - Sports organisation and development (E), Unit 4 - Working safely in sport, exercise, health and leisure (E), Unit 5 - Performance analysis in sport and exercise (I), Unit 8 - Organisation of sports events (I), Unit 11 - Exercise for specific groups (I), Unit 13 - Health and fitness testing for sport and exercise (I), Unit 17 - Sports injuries and rehabilitation (I), Unit 18 - Practical skills in sport and physical activities (I), Unit 19 - Sport and exercise psychology (I).


How will it be assessed?

External Assessment - These units are timetabled examinations. OCR set the dates. Achievement at unit level is graded as Near-Pass, Pass, Merit or Distinction based on reaching the required grade boundary marks for each externally assessed unit.

Internal Assessment - Your tutor will grade your work/evidence for each unit. Work/evidence can come from a number of sources such as assignments, tasks or work-based activities (through projects or real work), observation/recording of practices, responses to questions and witness statements.


What is expected of you?

  • Respect: Staff, classmates, equipment, office/classroom
  • Good attitude: In everything you do - studies, football training, workouts
  • Punctuality: Be on time to all sessions
  • Listen: If someone is talking (staff or classmate), respect them and listen
  • Be prepared: Equipment, kit, lunch

What does this qualification prepare you for?

University to study a sports related degree

Employment in sport


Entry requirements:

Grade 4 or above/equivalent GCSE/Cambridge Technical in PE/Sports studies

Grade 4 or above in Maths and English


Qualification details:

OCR CAMBRIDGE TECHNICAL LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (601/7096/7)


For more information please speak to:

Mr. A. Vile AlexVile@mosslands.wirral.sch.uk

OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity 

About the course

1 A-level equivalent holding UCAS points

1 year course (with option to do Diploma in second year)

5 units in total (3 internally assessed and 2 exams)


What does this qualification cover? (E= Exam/Externally Assessed, I= Internally Assessed).

Unit 1 - Body systems and the effects of physical activity (E), Unit 2 - Sports coaching and activity leadership (I), Unit 3 - Sports organisation and development (E), Unit 5 - Performance analysis in sport and exercise (I), Unit 18 - Practical skills in sport and physical activities (I).


How will it be assessed?

External Assessment - These units are timetabled examinations. OCR set the dates. Achievement at unit level is graded as Near-Pass, Pass, Merit or Distinction based on reaching the required grade boundary marks for each externally assessed unit.

Internal Assessment - Your tutor will grade your work/evidence for each unit. Work/evidence can come from a number of sources such as assignments, tasks or work-based activities (through projects or real work), observation/recording of practices, responses to questions and witness statements.


What is expected of you?

  • Respect: Staff, classmates, equipment, office/classroom
  • Good attitude: In everything you do - studies, football training, workouts
  • Punctuality: Be on time to all sessions
  • Listen: If someone is talking (staff or classmate), respect them and listen
  • Be prepared: Equipment, kit, lunch

What does this qualification prepare you for?

OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity Qualification

Level 2 in Fitness Instructing/Level 3 Personal Training Qualification


Entry requirements:

An interest in sport

Grade 1-9 in Maths and English with obligation to re-sit if grade 1-3 is obtained


Qualification details:

OCR CAMBRIDGE TECHNICAL LEVEL 3 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (601/7094/3)


For more information please speak to:

Mr. A. Vile AlexVile@mosslands.wirral.sch.uk